BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Athletics is enhancing its dedication to its student-athletes with the addition of Podium X to its skilled improvement programming. Podium X is a brand new digital resolution, the results of two years of analysis and improvement by consultants in profession providers with intensive expertise in staffing and recruiting, coaching/improvement, expertise administration, and human sources.
The applying adjustments the way in which athletes put together and apply for jobs and launch significant careers by specializing in the transferrable work expertise which can be typically developed by athletics. Every student-athlete creates a web based profile that may be personalized particularly for athletes to create a private model, inform their story, spotlight their sports activities expertise and expertise whereas serving to them stand out from the gang. It additionally reduces the often-cumbersome problem of making a resume by an answer providing a web based course of, a market-based expertise evaluation, and a one button PDF resume creator.
“We’re excited to supply this product to our student-athletes,” stated Joe Fields, Texas A&M’s Senior Affiliate Athletics Director for Pupil-Athlete Providers. “We like the truth that it’s easy to make use of, athlete-focused, and designed to focus on their expertise on and off the sector. We’re proud to be the primary SEC faculty to signal with Podium X. It’s a part of our dedication to serving to our student-athletes succeed even after their athletic careers come to an finish.”
The Podium X platform (www.podiumx.com) is specifically designed for athletes to focus on their distinctive journey and worthwhile comfortable expertise. The person’s Podium profile serves as an enhanced resume itemizing enterprise and athletic expertise, management and academic expertise, even media clips about their sports activities careers. Pupil-athletes can create conventional resume PDFs with a contact of a button and be matched to a whole bunch of nationwide job openings. Employers put up job openings and might view profiles that match the abilities they want.
Texas A&M’s profession improvement Pupil-Athlete Engagement workers will profit from Podium X as effectively. The Podium profiles will assist them perceive the backgrounds, expertise, and targets of the student-athletes they work with. The coed-athletes can have extra confidence of their transferable expertise and experiences, and profession workers will higher have the ability to personalize their programming and preparation to launch the student-athletes into the suitable alternative for them.
Podium X is backed by the facility of XPG Recruit Athlete, a division of Jacksonville, Fla – primarily based XPG Recruit, that has workers who focus on inserting student-athletes. Founder Wealthy Thompson stated, “We all know that student-athletes have lots of the qualities employers are in search of in at this time’s tight labor market. Grit, resilience, teamwork, focus… they’re ideally suited entry stage workers, and we wish to join them with corporations keen to rent recent, devoted expertise.”
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